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Discover The Gold Country History Trail: A Bucket List California Road Trip

Embark on a Gold Country History Road Trail for a fun summer adventure exploring the picturesque and historic towns of El Dorado County! By starting and ending at our luxurious Northern California bed and breakfast, you’ll also enjoy a restorative retreat, complete with private outdoor soaking tubs for each room and a gourmet breakfast delivered …
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3 Historic Gold Rush Towns near Sacramento

January 24, 1848, is a significant date in California’s history as it’s when James W. Marshall first discovered gold in Coloma! This sparked the infamous Gold Rush, and visitors flocked to the area in droves hoping to strike it rich. Eventually, the craze died down and many of the miners eventually moved on, but you …
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Top 5 Placerville Breweries on the El Dorado Ale Trail

Quench your thirst for a brew with a getaway at Eden Vale Inn and have a fantastic time exploring the El Dorado Ale Trail. The five breweries listed here are located on the trail and we highly recommend them, as all offer unique and delicious microbrews that set themselves apart with the quality of their …
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wine glasses by the fire in winter in Placerville

The Ultimate Fall Getaway Near Sacramento

The changing of the leaves in autumn makes it genuinely one of the most gorgeous times of the year. As summer clothes return to their closets and jackets are brought out once again, a season of delights is only just beginning. It is a time for hot beverages sipped by a roaring fire and serene …
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Experience Apple Hill in the Summer

Explore the beauty of Apple Hill in the summer where the flowers are in full bloom and the vibrant colors of nature decorate the hillsides. There are a wide variety of activities that make a visit all the more worthwhile, including fruit and veggies farms, colorful gardens, and scenic views just waiting for that perfect …
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a sky full of stars with a couple on a summer getaway in Northern California

Top Summer Activities in Northern California

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city with a summer trip to the countryside at Eden Vale Inn. Refresh your spirit and experience everything there is to do here in Placerville and the surrounding area with our guide for the best summer activities in Northern California! There is a little something for everyone here …
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9 Best Northern California Winter Activities near Placerville

Gold Country is the perfect place to cross off those items on the winter bucket list and enjoy a variety of seasonal activities. Make lasting memories with an unforgettable getaway and experience a unique way to enjoy the season with nine of our favorite Northern California winter activities near Placerville. 1. Take a Hike Around …
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